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with John Saunderson

Instrument Professional Training , Songwriting

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  • Video tutorials from John and his artists on how the songwriting industry works
  • 2x exclusive assignments using real NHM materials
  • 1-2-1 feedback from NHM artists and Tileyard pros


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16 lessons · 2h 30m

Notting Hill Music's Exclusive Online Songwriting Development Programme is now live.

Learn about the professional songwriting industry, and improve your craft in this online course with 1-2-1 personal support from signed NHM artists and Tileyard pros.

Notting Hill Music is a leading music publishing company that has scored over 400 top 10 hits internationally and represents over 25,000 copyrights from artists as diverse as Olly Murs, Aretha Franklin and Christina Aguilera.

John Saunderson, head of A&R for Notting Hill, is your guide on a unique online development programme that prepares budding songwriters for a job as a professional songwriter. You'll have the unique opportunity to:

  • Learn about the industry and how it works from John and his artists
  • Respond to a genuine song-writing brief
  • Learn how to present yourself to publishers and how to write a one-sheet
  • Get 1-2-1 support on these tasks from signed NHM artists and Tileyard pros who have worked with everyone from Ellie Goulding to Mumford and Sons. 

The best original song submissions will be presented to John Saunderson himself for video feedback.

Any enquiries about the course format or content please contact [email protected]

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John Saunderson

John Saunderson is the day to day contact for all writers working with Notting Hill Music. John is responsible for pitching songs worldwide to major and independent labels on behalf of the constantly increasing number of talented writers there are on their roster. John also specialises in the organising of NHM’s highly successful writing camps both in the UK and abroad.

The Notting Hill Music Group Limited is a truly international music publishing operation, based in London, Los Angeles & Nashville, with first-class representation in every corner of the globe. Founded in 1990 as the international repertoire division of the Japanese Nippon Television Music Corporation, it became Notting Hill Music following a successful management buyout in 1993 and has rapidly become one of the world’s leading independent music publishers.

The Notting Hill Music Group Limited can offer a complete range of publishing, sub-publishing, international administration and territorial publishing representation arrangements. In addition to our own extensive catalogue, the company also administers a growing number of third party music publishing companies and we are able to structure tailor-made publishing arrangements for the most demanding of clients.

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